WEIRTON - President Joann Bugin called to order the AARP Chapter 3846 Dec. 11 meeting at Undo's.
Carol Irvine delivered the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and singing "God Bless America."
Following dinner, members voted to dispense with the regular meeting and agreed to donate $100 each to the Weirton Salvation Army and Mary H. Weir Library.
A free-will collection was taken to donate to the Community Bread Basket.
New members were welcomed. They include Rena Melson, Norman White, John & Honey Moore and Cindy Gilbert. Bernerd Hvdak was a guest.
Get-well cards were sent to Claire French, Watus Gory and Mario Perito. Bettye Williamson, John Fields, Joyce Rzepka, Ruth Sperry, Marion Bowen, Helen Wudarski, Joann Bugin, Valeria Adamczyk, Ernie Nicholas, Joyce McColloch and Honey Moore celebrated birthdays. Chuck and Joann Bugin, Dan and Nancy Tournay and Larry and Barbara Purks celebrated anniversaries.
It was reported the group has 153 paid members with 98 in attendance.
Regina Truax announced the following trips:
Jan. 9, Meadows Casino;
April 11, Branson's Ozark Jubilee; and
April 22-25 Atlantic City.
For information, call Truax at (304) 723-0410
There will be no meeting in January. The next meeting will be Feb. 11.
Barbara Purks, Carol Irvine, John Moore, Kathleen Horvath, Vivian Tustin, Richard Dobbs, Patsy Verlast, Paul Yates, Walter Klepadlo, Kathryn Hardsauk, Patty Beltrame, Elizabeth Hudak, Rena Melson, Peggy Sweeney, Jack Cummings, Anne Perhacs, Ruth Daugherty, Dan Tournay,
Joyce Dobbs, Joann Bugin, Carolyn Hill, Al Wudarski, Mary Hvzdzak, Joyce McColloch, Regina Truax, Olivia Oklok, Ruth Sperry, Viola Blanc, Louise Herman, Midge Green and Mike Oklak won prizes.
Carol Irvine gave the benediction.